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The Drill String
Cable Tools
Temper Screw
Down Hole Tools, 1880
Rope Socket
Sinker Bar
Auger Stem
Wrench Circle


Bibliographies for previous chapters contain many works that were consulted in The Drill String chapter.  Additionally the following references which have not appeared in previous bibliographies were consulted.

Bacon, Raymond F. and Hamor, William A., 1916, The American petroleum industry,  Volume I, McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc., New York, 446 p.

Ball, Max W., 1940, This fascinating oil business, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, NY,  445 p.

Bone, J.H.A., 1865, Petroleum and petroleum wells, J.B. Lippincott & Co., 153 p.

Brantly, J.E., 1971, History of oil well drilling, Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, 1525 p.

Carll, John F., 1880, The geology of the oil regions of Warren, Venango, Clarion and  Butler Counties, Second Pennsylvania Geologial Survey, 482 p.

Day, David T., 1922, A handbook of the petroleum Industry, Volume I, John Wiley &  Sons Inc., NY, 964 p.

Giddens, Paul H., 1947, Pennsylvania petroleum 1750-1872, Commonwealth of  Pennsylvania, 420 p.

Leven, David D., 1942, Done in oil, The Ranger Press Inc., NY, 1084 p.

Redwood, Boverton, 1913, Third edition, Petroleum, Volume I, Charles Griffin &  Company, London, 367 p.

Russell, K.E., 1933, A petroleum handbook, The Asiatic Petroleum Company, London, 362 p.

Williamson, Harold F. and Daum. A.R., 1959, The American petroleum industry, the age  of illumination 1859-1899, Northwestern University Press, Evanston, 864 p.

A number of individual papers, catalogs, and journals were perused.  The photographs by the author and the source of other illustrations are indicated in the captions. 


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